Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios, formally Graphics Group, started in 1979. They were part of Lucusfilm, before becoming independent with the help of Apple. The company was later purchased by Disney. Although Pixar is popular for their long films such as Up and Monster, Inc., they are also known for "bringing back" cartoon shorts. Pixar short films, such as Tin Toy, Geri's Game, and For the Birds have won various Academy Awards.

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Who won the Pixar box set on NPDOR's Sweepland?

The winner of the Pixar DVD sweepstakes that closed on 6/20 will be posted on the SweepLand website within two weeks.

The winner's page is updated once a winner has been selected. For your convenience, I have included a direct link to the SweepLand winners list below:


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What does A113 on a Pixar film mean?

"A113" is the room number of many of the Disney Pixar animators' classroom at CalState while they were learning. "A113" appears in every Disney Pixar movie. Look carefully!

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Is Pixar owned by Disney?


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What was the first Disney Pixar movie?

Toy Story, produced in 1995 was the first Disney Pixars film.

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Where is Pixar university?

Pixar University is an in-house training program located in the Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA.

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How old is Pixar?

The official PIXAR company dates back to 1986, so as of now in 2010, 24 years.

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Who made Pixar?

PIXAR was founded by Steve Jobs who bought the underlying software from George Lucas.

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Which of these is not a Pixar movie cars Incredibles Shrek Toy Story or Monsters?

Shrek was a Dreamworks film . The others were Pixar films .

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What Pixar shorts are based on Pixar films?

  • Mike's New Car (2002) - based on Monsters, Inc.
  • Jack-Jack Attack (2005) - based on The Incredibles
  • Mater and the Ghostlight (2006) - based on Cars
  • Your Friend The Rat (2007) - based on Ratatouille
  • BURN-E (2008) - based on WALL-E
  • Dug's Special Mission (2009) - based on Up
  • Hawaiian Vacation (2011) and Small Fry (2011) - based on Toy Story series
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What is mean Rigging in animation?

I am new to rigging models, but it means taking an armature and using it to animate a model, usually a human like model to animate the model. the armature isn't rendered but the model moving is.

A better answer (I suppose) [FYI - I'm assuming u have a fair knowledge of 3D modelling]Well take rig at its literal meaning. It means to attach [u can check up online for various meanings]. Any ways, ya so rigging in terms of animation means to attach a skeleton to the model that has been created by you. The object is a surface consisting of vertices and nodes. Animating such an object can get very complicated because of that reason. So a thing called the bone or skeleton has been developed. Now the skeleton or bone system has to be attached to make your object move. This process is known as Rigging. Then the skeleton is animated and since it is rigged with the model the model moves too. N ya like our frend said the bone system is not rendered only the surface is. So if u have a few bones sticking out don't worry it wont show in your final render.
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How much did Disney pay Pixar to own?

7.4 Billion

Animated and Children's Movies
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Is there an Incredibles 2?

Yes. It is set to release June 15th 2018.

The first teaser trailer was released on November 18th 2017.

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How many Cars movies has Disney Pixar made?

There have been 2 Cars movies:

  • Cars (released in 2006)
  • Cars 2 (released in 2011)
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When does Disney Pixar cars 2 come out?

It is coming out on June 24th, 2011

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When was Pixar founded?

February 3, 1986.

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When is the next Disney Pixar film coming out in 2012?

The next film to be released by Disney Pixar is "Brave" on June 22, 2012.

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Which Pixar movie was john ratsenberger not in?

none he was in every one

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What is the name of the fish with short term memory loss in the 2003 Disney Pixar film Finding Nemo?


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What is the ticker symbol for Pixar?

Pixar has been a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company it was acquired by Disney in 2006. The ticker symbol for the Walt Disney Company is DIS and it is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

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What is the shortest Disney Pixar movie?

'Toy Story' @ 80 minutes is the shortest movie whereas the animation short film 'The Adventures of André and Wally B' is 2 minutes in length .

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How do you apply for animation course in Pixar university?

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When did Pixar join Disney?

The Walt Disney Company bought Pixar in 2006. However, they had been making pictures together since 1995 (Toy Story).

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What was the first ever Pixar movie?

Toy Story, released on November 17, 1995, was Pixar's first feature length film. It was part of a three-picture deal with Disney, with Pixar handling creation and production and Disney handling marketing and distribution. However, it is not considered a Disney-Pixar film because the two companies did not merge until 2006 (releases after the merger are branded as Disney-Pixar). AnswerYou can read the full, long and winding story of Pixar from it's inception in 1979 here.


Or I can save you the trouble. The actual first movie that you might think of is Toy Story which was a Disney/Pixar joint venture.

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What is the meaning behind the name Pixar?


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'imaging computer called the 'Pixar.' The Pixar was then used to develop high-tech graphics and animation sequences for Lucasfilm projects. Unlike other computers, Pixar's software constructed high-resolution, three-dimensional color images of virtually anything, from buildings and cars to tornadoes and aliens. Remarkably, Pixar was also capable of helping medical professionals at Johns Hopkins diagnose diseases from 3D renderings of CAT-scans and x-rays; giving weather technicians new images from satellites; and even helping prospectors locate oil from enhanced seismic readings--all at a speed some 200 times faster than previous computer programs.'

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Where can you get a DVD of the Pixar short films?

Probably at any major store that sells dvds. I've seen it at Walmart & FYE.

Plus anywhere online.


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